Kinect Hacked – Open-Source Drivers Available!

Woo-hoo! Microsoft’s Kinect computer vision hardware for the XBox 360 (which uses the structured light technique for motion detection) now has open source Linux drivers available for it – and it took one talented hacker a whole three hours to do it!

Read more here.

To re-appropriate Sony’s marketing pitch: This changes Everything =D

Unrelatedly, the dude in the video has the exact same laptop as me – an Acer 8920G, unless he has an 8930G which has an additional TV-Tuner card.

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